Magazine Articles

Since 1988, Facility Executive (formerly Today’s Facility Manager) has been covering the key disciplines of facility executives in print. This area of the site is where all magazine articles are archived.

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Facility Executive Of The Year: Michael Berthelsen

The magazine's Facility Executive of the Year winner is recognized for his effort to transform his department at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities... [...]

FM SOLUTIONS 2015 (Audio)

Discovering new products and services to improve operations is a boon to busy facility executives. These sound bites offer efficient service... [...]

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Tricks Of The Trade: Precarious Light Placement

One facility manager with hard to reach lighting asks, "what lighting maintenance challenges have you... [...]

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Senior Living Case Study: Care In Construction

Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant... [...]

This University of Baltimore facility includes 15 classrooms, 29 large- and small-group study spaces, a 32,000 square-foot library, and a 300 seat moot courtroom and event space.

The HVAC Factor: Systems Get A Break

At the University of Baltimore, a new facility features passive heating and cooling, and natural... [...]

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Services & Maintenance: Think Outside The Box

Informed maintenance of the building envelope can significantly improve energy... [...]

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Renewable Energy: Flywheels For Backup Power

An alternative to lead-acid batteries, this type of energy storage system has been adopted by a Dallas, TX healthcare... [...]

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Special Feature: Water Conservation – The Rising Tide

Historically, water efficiency has taken a backseat to energy efforts, but this is all changing... [...]

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Tricks Of The Trade: Complying With OSHA HazCom

Facilities Management Expert Kevin Folsom explains how and why the OSHA reporting requirements... [...]

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Indoor Air Quality Trends: Sustaining Healthy Air

HVAC systems and room air currents significantly impact transmission of airborne... [...]